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Become a Network Leader

Do you love UMD? Are you looking for an opportunity to give back, make new friends, and have fun? Joining an alumni network as a board leader is a great opportunity to connect with fellow Terps while planning events to engage the University of Maryland alumni community. Several boards throughout the country are currently accepting applications. Click the regional location, affinity, or academic group below to learn more and apply.

A virtual open house to learn more about what it would look like to become an alumni leader will be held on Monday, May 15, from 5:30-6:15 p.m. EDT. This will be an opportunity to speak with current volunteer leaders and gain first-hand insight on their experience. 

Board Application
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Open Positions:

Board Application

Open positions:
1. Secretary
2. Membership Chair
3. Treasurer

Board Application

Looking for alums in the Southern Maryland region who are willing to help plan 4-6 events per year to keep Terps engaged and connected. Events include game watches, service events, an event during Career Week and Crab Feast. 

Board Application 
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Looking for alums who identify as LGBTQ+ who are willing to help plan 2-4 events per year to keep Terps engaged and connected. Programming should take place during Pride Month, in addition to ongoing service and social opportunities for alums to connect. 

What does it mean to be a network leader?


  • Serve as an ambassador on behalf of the Alumni
    Association and the University of Maryland.
  • Provide leadership to increase alumni engagement within your region, school/college, affinity, or special
    interest network.
  • Gain exclusive access to Alumni Association events
    and free attendance at select events.
  • Network and connect with community members
    and businesses.


  • Attend network board meetings (6-10 meetings/year).
  • Be in good standing as a member of the Alumni Association.
  • Represent the University at local Alumni Association events.
  • Help plan and promote programming that will enhance the student and/or alumni experience and engage the alumni community. 
  • Attend a minimum of 75% of board meetings.
  • Attend a minimum of 50% of network-planned events.
  • Take a leadership role in at least one event annually. 
Network Leaders at Cole Field House

Volunteer Leaders at the annual Leadership Conference